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5 Tips to Promote Your Paper to the Public Using Social Media

By Kelly Heida, SAGE Publishing Congratulations, you’ve published your paper! As focus on science communication (scicomm) continues to rise in the academic community, social media is a natural fit for promoting work to the media, public, or policy makers. It … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Data modeling versus simulation modeling in the big data era: case study of a greenhouse control system

From SIMULATION The SCS Editor's Choice Award 2018 As a means of forecasting for a diversified society, the phrase “big data” has become widespread. The word means data sets with sizes beyond the ability of common software tools to capture, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: “As We Grow, It Will Become a Priority”: American Mobile Start-Ups’ Privacy Practices

From American Behavioral Scientist Privacy has become a crucial issue of the digital age, with significant social, political, and economic ramifications. A growing body of literature has dedicated to the patterns, causes, and consequences of individuals’ privacy concerns, skills, and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Identity best explains the #NeverTrump movement

With Donald Trump’s surprise election in 2016, many commentators argue that the Republican Party is in the midst of a transformation.  What is the nature of this transformation?  Specifically, why are some Republicans loyal supporters of the president while others … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Factors Related to School Nurse Workload

From The Journal of School Nursing There is little research in the school nurse work environment and no current measurement tool that provides evidence-based research to (a) support the role of the school nurse and (b) offer guidance to school … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Navigating the Central Mediterranean in a Time of ‘Crisis’: Disentangling Migration Governance and Migrant Journeys

Special Issue: Migration and Crisis in Europe From Sociology This article from the Special Issue: Migration and Crisis in Europe closely examines the relationship between migration and the changing governance of mobility and borders in the Central Mediterranean. This article … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Researching new media and social diversity in later life

From New Media & Society As societies are ageing and mediatizing at the same time, it becomes both timely and relevant to develop particular perspectives on the role and meaning of media for older people. The diversity and inequality in … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Tele-yoga for Chronic Pain - Current Status and Future Directions

Tele-yoga – offering yoga via real-time interactive video – is a promising new treatment for chronic pain.  Pain is the most common health complaint and the leading cause of work disability worldwide.  Opioids are commonly prescribed for chronic pain but … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Unpublished Alan Turing studies could provide alternative to the current evaluation of diagnostic tests

Article title: Quantifying performance of a diagnostic test as the expected information for discrimination: Relation to the C-statistic From Statistical Methods in Medical Research We are entering a new era of “precision medicine” where prevention and treatment is based on tests … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Paper shredder machines: A danger to little fingers: A case study

Article title Paper shredder machines: A danger to little fingers. A case of triple finger amputation in a 2-year-old boy From The Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) Warning - full article includes graphic images of injuries This study serves … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Analytic thought increases support for liberal policies

Article title: Hong Kong liberals are more analytical: Analytic thought increases support for liberal policies From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin Society for Personality and Social Psychology This study tests whether liberals and conservatives in the same country process information … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Singaporean mothers of children with ADHD

Having a child with ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) can be challenging for parents. As such we wanted to look at the parenting strategies used by mothers of such children. Do the frustrations of parenting relate to less effective parenting … Continue reading

Introducing the International Journal of Robotics Paper of the Year Award

Last week the inaugural International Journal of Robotics (IJRR) Research Paper of the Year award was presented at the Robotics: Science and Systems conference.  The award seeks to recognize research that has the most potential impact within the field of Robotics and support its … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The ‘ideal perpetrator’: The French National Railways and the social construction of accountability

From Security Dialogue While countless individuals, organizations, and companies made the Holocaust possible, for the past decade the French National Railways company (Société nationale des chemins de fer français, SNCF) has been one of the few entities finding itself embroiled … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Isomorphism through algorithms: Institutional dependencies in the case of Facebook

From Big Data & Society Concerns about the impact of data-driven intermediaries on the news media industry have been growing steadily over the last several years. Major social media and information companies like Facebook, Google, and Twitter play a central … Continue reading